Sometimes you are very lucky and come upon a wonderful and exciting new seed or maybe just found it one sale. Many people just save their own seed or are creating a breeding program. However, you will not able to plant the seeds until next year. You will need to protect your seeds to keep […]
I had high hopes for this plant when I planted it as a source of fall nectar and pollen. In July, when it Saliva began blooming, the plants were visited by bumble bees and butterflies but not my bees. I was beginning to wonder if maybe this was not a good plant for my “Bee” […]
Following the nose to tail practice with meat is the root to stem trend to reduce waste. Still, in many cookbooks and recipes, you are directed to remove the tops from beets and radishes or remove the stalk from broccoli top. All of these parts with their unique tastes and textures can be utilized.
In the United States we waste a lot of food but food gets wasted almost everywhere because of storage issues to the consumer waste. According the to the United Nations roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption goes to waste every year. That is a lot of food. You […]
Some of us want to make the traditional jellies and jams made with a large amount of sugar. Others will want to go the lower sugar or no sugar. Knowing the different types of pectins will have you make wise choices and make you canning experience a much better.
The plums are now ripening and I have been busy getting some harvested. It is a really good year for the plums. They are a great size and plentiful.